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Rainer Maria Rilke: "A Woman Going Blind"

A Woman Going Blind

She sat like the others, holding her tea.
It seemed to me that her fingers pressed 111 more words
Paul Weinfield

The Panther

His vision, from the constantly passing bars,
has grown so weary that it cannot hold
anything else. It seems to him there are
a thousand bars; and behind the bars, no world. 59 more words


Don’t be too quick to draw conclusions from what happens to you; simply let it happen. Otherwise it will be too easy for you to look with blame… at your past, which naturally has a share with everything that now meets you.

~ Rainer Maria Rilke


Jonathan Goldstein: What Bob Dylan gone electric has in common with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (and what that can teach us about innovators)

Saturday. 1:20 p.m. I’m watching a documentary about Bob Dylan. On the screen, Dylan is taking the stage at the Newport Folk Festival. It’s 1965, and he’s carrying an electric guitar. 560 more words


Rilke on Autumn

Mid-term break tends to arrive during the most golden week of October.

Each year, I am a little bit reluctant to leave campus.

And each year, I remember again the loveliness of returning home in the autumn: the way the kitchen smells in the morning (like hazelnut coffee), the sight of wispy, half-barren trees lining my favorite running trail, even the lonely look of our screen porch — its wicker furniture covered neatly until spring. 137 more words


unsolved heart

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. 49 more words


Rainer Maria Rilke - Poesie {1938}

Description: Paris, Editions Emile-Paul Freres, (1938), 332 pp. Traduction de Maurice Betz.

Deckle edges, sound binding. First cover is half-separated from spine. The binding is firm, contents are in perfect condition.

Price: 30 euro

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